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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-26-2010, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
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I went on a 6 day ride with 14 riders thru Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. My 900 LT did not let me down! We ran some high speeds in real hot weather. No overheating issues at all. The guys riding the sport and sport touring bikes were suprised on how well the 900 ran the twisty roads. If you ever get a chance you need to ride HWY 12 (LoLo Pass) from Lewiston ID to Missoula MT. What a road ! 99 miles of twisty road. My 900 keep right up with the sport bikes! We had a HD in the group that had mechinical issues most of the trip. Sure do luv my Kawi !!
Pic 1 HWY 12
Pic 2 Fossil Oregon Hwy 218 (Antelope to Fossil Oregon Amazing road)
Pic 3 Old Spiral Hwy Lewiston ID ( 10 miles of twisties climbing 2000 feet)
Pic 4 Painted Hills Oregon
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post #2 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-26-2010, 12:34 PM
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Nice, the only signs around here only have a single squiggley on them.

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Great pics, keep them coming.


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What type of speeds were you running and what type of temperatures?
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Great pics, keep them coming.
Here are some more pics
Pic 1 Rowena's Crest Lookout Point Oregon Columbia River Below
Pic 2 Diablo Lake North Cascade HWY #20
Pic 3 Hells Canyon Lookout near Enterprise ID
Pic 4 North Cascade Hwy
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What type of speeds were you running and what type of temperatures?
70 -90 MPH in 95 F degree plus weather
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Here are some more pics
Pic 1 Rowena's Crest Lookout Point Oregon Columbia River Below
Pic 2 Diablo Lake North Cascade HWY #20
Pic 3 Hells Canyon Lookout near Enterprise ID
Pic 4 North Cascade Hwy
Pic 5 Old Spiral Hwy Near Lewiston ID
Great pictures!
I will keep this one in mine for a possible trip with the crew.


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Wow, gorgeous pictures. I'm glad you had the opportunity to go on the ride and got home safe.

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I'll have to put that on the wish list for the next long distance ride from St. Louie....
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Having sold my mile munching GSF1250 Suzuki sport tourer to buy my Classic LT and just completed my 6000 mile trip a couple of weeks ago, i am still impressed with this bike, 65 to 75 mph cruising, temps well into the 100's F , two up with a loaded (and i do mean loaded) trailer in a whole range of different altitudes, this bike was amazing.

Congrats on a safe trip, thanks for sharing, i enjoyed the pics..

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